Galete Waffle Cookies for Valentine’s Day and Cookies for Kids’ Cancer

A recipe for galete – slightly sweet, lemon- and cardamom-spiced waffle cookies topped with a sweet-tart lemon glaze. All you need is a bowl, a few ingredients, and a waffle iron. “Do you like waffles?” “Yeah we like waffles!” So goes the chanting from the kitchen the minute the waffle iron appears. There are cheers. […]

Curry Cauliflower Quinoa Lentil Salad

A recipe for a fall harvest curry salad with cauliflower, nutty quinoa, lentils, chard, cilantro, and roasted pumpkin seeds. I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. – L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables I’ve been watching the tables groan under the weight of the piled produce at the market and […]

Roasted Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream with Graham Cracker Waffle Cones

A recipe for creamy, indulgent roasted blueberry cheesecake ice cream both churn and no-churn. Plus, a bonus recipe for graham cracker waffle cones because, why not? This recipe is a desire to find that piece of myself lost to childhood. It’s a search for the blueberry cheesecake ice cream I remember eating from the canteen […]

Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcakes [Almond Flour]

A recipe for gluten-free strawberry shortcakes made with almond flour and coconut flour, topped with plenty of fresh-picked berries and whipped cream. “Up, up, up.” Softly, slowly, caressing blanket-covered feet that tuck up into the ball of child when touched. I prefer to wake up slow. I fully realize the stats and studies on the […]

Pimento Cheese with Pickled Green Garlic, Radishes, and Rhubarb

A northerner’s take on a recipe for pimento cheese, a southern staple, complete with pickled green garlic, pickled radishes, and pickled rhubarb. Tell all the truth but tell it slant — Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth’s superb surprise As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind The […]

Roasted Radish and Asparagus Freekeh Breakfast Bowls

A recipe for warm freekeh breakfast bowls topped with roasted radishes, asparagus, spring alliums, and eggs that will get you ready to tackle any morning. To get to my computer I pulled a sweatshirt off the floor and slowly sank my arms deep into the sleeves, a layer between me and the chill of a […]

Herbed Potato Rösti with Peas, Shallots, and Bacon

A recipe for cheese-filled potato rösti topped with spring peas, shallots, and bacon. Feet stuck at the threshold to the kitchen, I stare at the empty counter, as if it had the answer. I close my eyes, feeling the blackness of my lids and welcoming the quiet escape it offers. “Mom. Mom.” Without letting the […]